iPhone Down The Toilet

It’s not uncommon for phones, laptops and cameras to be rendered completely useless if a mug of tea is spilled over them or they been dropped into the sink of soaking dishes or even down the toilet (Yes, that happens more frequently than you might believe!)So what should you do if your device get’s an […]

Help! My computer has been hijacked

Have you got a few minutes to talk about security? Computer Security that is. I hope you have as it’s an important subject that could cost you a lot should you ignore it. I want to talk to you about two aspects of email and online security that are most prevalent, namely Ransomware and Phishing. […]

What’s Safe to Update on my Computer?

A lot of problems on the computers I get called out to repair are caused by a virus, malware or other such¬†undesirables. Most PC owners ask me, ¬†“How did I get that? I’ve got an Anti Virus program, shouldn’t that have stopped it?” Well, the truth is, you probably gave the virus permission to infect […]

How to Re-Register Avast Free Anti Virus

UPDATED – September 2014 The excellent, free antivirus program, Avast requires annual registration and the software will begin to prompt you when your licence is due for renewal. Some people are a bit wary to re-register as the prompts often suggest that you upgrade to the paid version, but you don’t have to pay anything […]

How to See All Your Facebook Friends News Feeds

Just a quickie… It may be that your feed settings are set to view only those friends and pages you interact with regularly. If you don’t like that then here’s the right way to alter what posts to see in facebook. From your News Feed page click the Most Recent drop-down menu (This may be […]

The Wonders of Skype (and a tutorial)

Let me ask you, are you on Skype? I know many of my customers have got it but I’m also aware that lots of you haven’t and maybe even if you have, you’ve not got your head around it just yet. I want to show you a tutorial that explains what it is, the benefits […]

Setting The Right Monitor Resolution

What does the image above look like to you? It should be a perfect circle within a perfect square, not an oval in a rectangle, but a circle in a square. I see a lot of people’s computer monitors during my work and it surprises me how many people are using incorrect settings so images […]